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FRIENDS OF CARMEL FOREST TO GIVE AWAY NATIVE TREES
Carmel-by-the-Sea, California — Friends of the Carmel Forest announced that the annual Tree Giveaway will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the NE corner of Fifth Avenue and Dolores across the street from the U.S. Post Office in Carmel. A rain date is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, 2014.
The annual event provides free native Monterey Pines, California Coastal Live Oaks, and Monterey Cypress to Carmel residents. It also offers planting and watering information. Admission is free to the public, and parking is available on the NW corner of Fifth Avenue and Dolores.
The goal of the Tree Giveaway is to provide Carmel residents with native trees to plant on their property. Raised from local, disease-resistant stock, the Monterey Pines and Coastal Live Oaks are cared for in part by students of the MEarth: Hilton Bialek Habitat at Carm …Read Full Article
The Community Activities Department is looking for a 3-4 volunteers to help the Carmel Celebrates Community Committee serve lunch next Saturday, October 25th from 11:45 – 1:30 at the City’s Birthday party after the Halloween parade. CCCC is providing all of the food, they just needs some extra hands. Come enjoy the festivities, listen to the Carmel Rotary Blues Band, and lend a helping hand. And if you decide to participate, we will provide you with a lunch ticket, good for a hot dog, chili, chips, a drink, birthday cake, and ice cream!
Contact Ashlee Wright at 831-624-1615 or email@example.com to volunteer. …Read Full Article
Monterey Bay Village and VNA & Hospice Present, “Call 911!!!”
Carmel, CA, October 22, 2014, 2:30p.m., The Carmel Foundation’s Diment Hall
Join us for a staged reading of a play that explores family dynamics during a health crisis. Advance care directives are not in place and the resulting events unfold in a very poignant, often humorous manner. Presented in collaboration with Compassionate Care Alliance and playwright Cindy Gum. Healthy refreshments will be served. Space is limited to 100 guests. This presentation is free and open to the public. The Carmel Foundation is located on the SE corner of 8th & Lincoln. For more information, please contact Nettie Porter at 831.620.8717 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Carmel Foundation
The Carmel Foundation is an organization that serves members 55 and better in the Monterey County area and beyond. The Foundation is located in Carmel on the southeast Corner of 8 …Read Full Article
The Harrison Memorial Library in partnership with the Carmel Public Library Foundation hold enjoyable and informative programs throughout the year. Covering a wide range of topics such as local history, science, parenting, social issues, and the arts, there is something for everyone! Join us on Tuesday nights at Carpenter Hall at 7:00pm.
- Parent & Teacher Lecture Series — Peaceful Parents: Happy Kids with Dr. Laura Markham, early childhood psychologist and parent educator. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sunset Center.
- Community Night with the Library — Monterey Bay: Breath Diving and Underwater Photography with local photographer Scott Campbell. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sunset Center.
- Parent Teacher Lecture Series–Teenagers and Bullying with Dr. Robert Faris, UC Davis. Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 7:00pm at Carpenter Hall in Sun …
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The 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest will be held Sunday, October 19, 2014. This year’s theme is “Commotion in the Ocean”. This fun, free event is a great way to spend the day, whether building, or admiring, the beautiful and amazing sand creations.
Sandcastle Contest judges confer awards for multiple categories, including the coveted Golden Shovel and Sour Grapes awards. Non-monetary bribes are heartily encouraged. Food, wine, and massages are common offerings, and are an additional way for contestants to express their creativity.
The contest is open to anyone who would like to build a castle; simply sign up on the beach the morning of the contest. Signups and sandcastle building begin at 8:00 a.m., and judging takes place at noon. The contest is held on Carmel Beach at Scenic between 10th and 11th Avenues, and is sponsored by the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea and the Monterey Bay chapter of the American Institute of Architects. …Read Full Article
September 26, 2014
WEEKLY SUMMARY REPORT – FIRE DEPARTMENT
Firefighter Fridays in October at the Monterey Library – On Fridays during the month of October from 3:30 to 4:00 p.m., Firefighter’s from the Monterey Fire Department will volunteer to read fire related books and favorites to children. There will also be a discussion and question and answer session afterward. This will be in recognition of National Fire Prevention Month. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Brown at the Monterey Library at 646-3744.
National Fire Prevention Month – The Month of October is National Fire Prevention Month sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Fire Prevention Month has roots that date back to The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 that killed more than 250 people and left more than 100,000 homeless.
A home is often referred to as a safe haven. This month, make sure your ho …Read Full Article
Days and Nights Festival COMMUNITY DAY EVENTS — FREE
Saturday, September 27th, Sunset Cultural Center, Carmel By The Sea
H20MX: Free Film Screening and discussion with filmmakers Alejandra Liceaga and Jose Cohen: A beautiful and widely-praised depiction of water issues across the border, H20MX was described in Variety Magazine as, “ A rallying cry for government and collective action, “H2Omx” is a good-looking, well-researched and smartly assembled documentary that makes a persuasive case that the time is nigh to remedy the status of water management in the Valley of Mexico. Raising awareness a la “An Inconvenient Truth,” the crusading pic employs dramatic aerial photography, easily assimilated statistics presented v …
The Carmel Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Taste of Carmel Royal Bash event at the Carmel Mission on October 2 at 6:00 p.m.
Sample local cuisine from top area restaurants while you sip Monterey County wines, all showcased in the historic Carmel Mission Courtyard. Dance to a crowd-favorite, The Money Band, and then take a break from the festivities to bid on silent auction items ranging from restaurant specials to boutique goods.
For purchasing and more information visit www.tasteofcarmel.yapsody.com.
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Saturday, September 20, 2014 9 am to Noon
The 30th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, sponsored by the California Coastal Commission, is the country’s largest premier marine environment volunteer event. Last year, thanks to the 80,000-plus volunteers throughout the state, more than a million pounds of trash and recyclables were collected from California’s beaches, lakes, and waterways. Guinness Book of World Records called Coastal Cleanup Day “the largest garbage collection”!
Bring your friends and family to Coastal Cleanup Day at Carmel Beach and show your support for our shared natural resources. Make a difference in your community—it’s fun and it’s educational too.
No need to pre-register. Just sh …Read Full Article